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Symptoms of soft tissue sarcoma in extremities and trunk wall

Symptoms depend on tumor localization.
  • The patient often notices a lump but usually does not experience any pain. Pain occurs when the tumor's growth influences function of surrounding tissue, for example pressure on nerves and blood vessels.
  • Tumors which occur in connective tissue in nerves (neurofibrosarcoma) often cause radiating pain, referred to as the innervated area. 
  • Tumors which lie deep in the thigh or gluteal region may become large before they cause symptoms.
  • The first symptom for tumors in the abdominal wall is usually palpation of a lump by the patient or doctor. Other symptoms may be local pain and discomfort.

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